One dead after two-vehicle crash closes Ballahack Rd in Chesapeake


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — One man has died following a “major vehicle accident” in Chesapeake.

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According to police, the accident occurred just before 2:40 p.m. in the 2100 block of Ballahack Road. When they arrived on the scene, they discovered that two vehicles were involved.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the Dodge sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control and entered the opposite lane. At this point, he struck a Honda SUV with three occupants inside.

Police say the Dodge sedan was found upside down in a ditch when they arrived. The driver, later identified as 57-year-old Christopher Antonio Eaton, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The male driver, as well as his two grandchildren, from the Honda SUV were transported to a local hospital.
They don’t appear to have serious injuries.

Roadways were temporarily closed following the crash, but have since reopened.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, leave a tip online at P3TIPS.COM, or on their mobile phone at P3TIPS in the APP store. 

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